Lucas Bjerregaard sank seven birdies to card a 6-under 66 in the second round of the BMW Masters and open up a three-stroke lead on Friday.
Justin Leonard got off to a quick start in what he expects to be his shortest season, opening with a 6-under 65 on Thursday in the OHL Classic at Mayakoba to share the lead with Aaron Baddeley, Shawn Stefani and Derek Fathauer.
Teresa Lu of Taiwan was tied for second with a 6-under 66 after the first round of the Ito-En Ladies Golf Tournament in Japan Friday.
Peter Malnati finished his final round with a one-stroke lead. He then went to the clubhouse, where he watched the rest of the tournament on TV, talked with his wife and even did a few pull-ups to stay loose.
Russell Knox became the first Scotsman ever to win a World Golf Championships event when he held off a world-class field for a two-stroke victory in Shanghai on Sunday.
Americans Angela Stanford and Ryann O'Toole shared the lead at 7-under 65 on Friday in the LPGA Tour's Toto Japan Classic. The 37-year-old Stanford had eight birdies and a bogey in perfect conditions at Kintetsu Kashikojima in the event also sanctioned by the Japan LPGA.
Reigning major champions Jordan Spieth, Jason Day and Zach Johnson top the field of 18 for next month's 17th Hero World Challenge announced Wednesday by injured non-playing host Tiger Woods.
Justin Thomas overcame a double bogey on the 14th and some nervous moments on the final hole Sunday to win the CIMB Classic for his first PGA Tour title.
Sei Young Kim made a 6-foot birdie putt on the par-5 18th for a one-stroke victory Sunday in the Blue Bay LPGA.
South Korea's Sei Young Kim took advantage of Chinese teen Lin Xi Yu's wind-blown collapse to take the lead Friday in the Blue Bay LPGA.